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From June 17 until June 23, a Research Methods Summer School will be held at Sofia University’s learning and research centre, "Prof. Tsv. Bonchev", in Gyulechitsa, Rila.


The main aims of the summer school:


  • Foster and facilitate the study and application of scientific methods in research.
  • Upgrade the knowledge and skills for academic research taught at Summer School 2018


The school is organised around the concept of intensive training in the use of research methods by means of lectures, workshops and teamwork. The first two days are going to be introductory for those who missed last year's school.


Participants in the school will be PhD students in the first 18 months of their doctoral work and advanced graduates from: UNWE - Department of Management and Department of Statistics, SU - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Faculty of Philosophy, Technical University, Data Science Society and others.


Technical requirements: The organisers have provided wi-fi internet, projection screen, writing board. All participants must be equipped with a laptop with installed:


  • Python 3.6 (https://www.anaconda.com/download/)
  • Jupyter (https://jupyter.org/install)
  • R (https://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/base/)
  • R Studio (https://www.rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/#download)
  • Orange (https://orange.biolab.si/download/)
  • [for all lectures] OBS (https://obsproject.com/)